Posted by Southland Touring On January - 30 - 2014 0 Comment

Explore into the heart of historical Quito, the first city in the world to be declared a World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1978 and offers to its visitors, magnificent squares, churches and plazas. We’ll drive you to the historical district, to admire the exceptional charisma of the Main Square or Plaza Grande and its’ surrounding Palaces: Presidential, Municipal and Archbishop’s. The Cathedral and its richness, the imposing church of la Compañia de Jesús and its finest baroque architecture and the character of the ancient monastery of San Francisco will be the highlights of this visit. Admire the Santo Domingo Convents’ Square and the bohemian street of La Ronda  Afterwards enjoy Quito from Above thanks to the Teleferiqo (Cable Car) arriving to 4050 m./ 13300 ft. Lunch is served at one of the best Ecuadorian cuisine restaurants to complete the sensorial experience of this day. After lunch visit the Middle of the World, a monument marking the latitude 0º 00’ 00” and visit a museum on site. Here you can literally jump from the northern to southern hemisphere of the planet. Book now

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